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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    April 11, 2011
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    April 11, 2011

    A survey of Crimean residents that was conducted on April 11, 2011, showed that 71.3 percent of respondents considered Ukraine their homeland. This was up from the 2008 rating of 32 percent. However, even at 71.3 percent, it was still lower than the average of 93 percent across Ukraine. The survey was conducted on February […] …read more...

    UCCA issues appeal for Ukrainian National Fund
    Apr14

    UCCA issues appeal for Ukrainian National Fund

    The following appeal was issued by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America on April 3. For 77 years, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) has served as the nation’s largest representative body of Americans of Ukrainian descent. Since its founding in 1940, the UCCA has represented the interests of our community and...

    “Bitter Harvest,”  a Ukrainian tragedy
    Apr14

    “Bitter Harvest,” a Ukrainian tragedy

    Dear Editor: A 5-year-old puts his ear to the ground on his mother’s grave without shedding a tear. He is probably showing his strength to his two younger sisters, hardly able to walk, as their father buries her. There is no one to help, as the villagers are starving to death. This heartbreaking scene from […] …read more Source: The...

    Putin must go, Donbas must be freed  for normalized relations with Russia
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    Putin must go, Donbas must be freed for normalized relations with Russia

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and military engagement in eastern Ukraine have taken their toll on Ukrainians’ attitude toward relations between the two countries. According to a recent study, only 49 percent believe that a normalization of relations is possible in the distant future, while a mere one in 10 believes a swift improvement...

    Russia will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest over an argument with Ukraine
    Apr14

    Russia will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest over an argument with Ukraine

    “In our view this represents discrimination against the Russian entry, and of course our team will not under any circumstances agree to such terms.” …read more Source: Business...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’
    Apr14

    Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad’

    NEW YORK – The Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) was honored on March 29 by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the category Aid from Abroad. The annual awards recognizing groups and individuals active in charitable endeavors have been held since 2012, although the Charitable Ukraine competition...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    MOSCOW – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by organizers. … …read more Source:...

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it would bar entry to the Russian contestant and Moscow rejected two possible compromises suggested by the organizers …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian agitprop pervades  Central and Eastern Europe
    Apr14

    Russian agitprop pervades Central and Eastern Europe

    The outbreak of the mass Euro-Maidan street protests in Kyiv (2013) and Russia’s subsequent aggression against Ukraine convinced the Kremlin of the need to project Russian “soft power” to blunt any response from Europe. However, Western countries ostracized Russia, particularly after it illegally and forcibly annexed Crimea. Consequently,...